Item FM075004: The length and direction of force arrows on an object can be used to determine the total force on the object.

In the drawing below, the arrows labeled Force 1 and Force 2 represent two forces acting on an object. The directions of the arrows show the directions of the forces, and the lengths of the arrows represent the strengths of the forces. Which answer choice shows an object being acted upon by forces that do NOT add up to zero?

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item FM075004

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall50%
Grades 6–845%
Grades 9–1259%
Male51%
Female49%
Primary Language is English50%
Primary Language is not English49%

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